President Donald trump yesterday, Sunday, in his address to the nation confirmed that the leader of Islamic state Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a RAID by US special forces in Syria.
Last night, the United States brought the world's number one terrorist leader to justice. President @realDonaldTrump addresses the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the founder and leader of ISIS. Full remarks: https://t.co/3ucibNVOU8 | More: https://t.co/b4fBx9qyY6 pic.twitter.com/odrheyNRtc
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“Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead, – said trump diplomatic reception at the White house. He was a founder and leader of ISIS, the most ruthless and brutal terrorist organization in the world. The United States sought Baghdadi many years. Kidnapping and murder Baghdadi was a major national security priority of my administration.”
Trump said that the spetsnaz conducted a “daring” night RAID and “fulfilled the mission in great style”.
“Navy seals” USA landed near the house of al-Baghdadi in the village of Barish and stormed inside. Baghdadi tried to escape by an underground passage, but to no avail.
“He whined, cried and cried”, – said the President.
According to trump, in the tunnel of al-Baghdadi blew up “explosive belt”, killing himself and his three children. The other 11 children left in the house, was not injured.
He added that the body of the terrorist was mutilated by the explosion, but it is still identified.
“He died like a dog. He died like a coward, – said the President of al-Baghdadi. – The death of Baghdadi demonstrates a relentless pursuit of America’s terrorist leaders and our commitment to the full defeat of ISIS and other terrorist organizations.”
None of US special forces was injured.
al-Baghdadi was the head of the jihadist group since 2010 and announced during the speech of 2014 from the pulpit of the mosque of Mosul that he will head the Caliphate, which includes a large portion of Iraq and Syria.